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Robert Platshorn's medical marijuana ads pulled by Orlando TV as pot debate heats up
By William Breathes in Legislation, Medical, News, Say what?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 11:20 am

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Platshorn in his smuggling days.
Since late 2012, former drug smuggler turned activist Robert Platshorn has been buying up TV time on local stations for an infomercial. Provocatively titled "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?," the spot aims to educate the elderly on the pros of medicinal legalization, an extension of Platshorn's popular "Silver Tour."

But now Platshorn says his ads are being pulled just as the Florida legislature is taking up medical marijuana legislation introduced last month. "Stations have refused to carry it due to subject matter, and unfortunately the law does allow you to do so," he tells the New Times.

For the entire story from Kyle Swenson, head over to our friends at The Pulp.


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